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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony Zander'''  was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 2|District 2]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony Zander'''  was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 2|District 2]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
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Zander was born and raised in Detroit. His mother raised Zander and his brother on her own. Zander earned a bachelor's degree in Public Affairs and Political Science from Michigan State University and Wayne State University.  While attending college, he began what would become a career commitment to the American Red Cross. His first job with the American Red Cross was working in the manufacturing area, and led to him to become a member of Teamsters #337. Zander has since risen in the ranks to the position of analyst for the Red Cross, specializing in policy evaluation and process improvement. He has consulted on management and strategy development projects for local leaders and organizations in metropolitan Detroit's public and private sector.<ref>[http://www.facebook.com/VoteZander/info ''Vote Zander on Facebook,'' "About," accessed August 2, 2012]</ref>  
 
Zander was born and raised in Detroit. His mother raised Zander and his brother on her own. Zander earned a bachelor's degree in Public Affairs and Political Science from Michigan State University and Wayne State University.  While attending college, he began what would become a career commitment to the American Red Cross. His first job with the American Red Cross was working in the manufacturing area, and led to him to become a member of Teamsters #337. Zander has since risen in the ranks to the position of analyst for the Red Cross, specializing in policy evaluation and process improvement. He has consulted on management and strategy development projects for local leaders and organizations in metropolitan Detroit's public and private sector.<ref>[http://www.facebook.com/VoteZander/info ''Vote Zander on Facebook,'' "About," accessed August 2, 2012]</ref>  
 
   
 
   
Alongside his professional work, Zander is pursuing a Master's degree in Public Policy. He is currently a candidate at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.<ref name=vote411>[http://onyourballot.vote411.org/candidate-detail.do?id=10444529 ''Vote411.org,'' "On Your Ballot-Michigan House District 002 Candidate Detail," accessed August 2, 2012]</ref>
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Alongside his professional work, Zander is pursuing a Master's degree in Public Policy. He is currently a candidate at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.<ref name=vote411>[http://onyourballot.vote411.org/candidate-detail.do?id=10444529 ''Vote411.org,'' "On Your Ballot-Michigan House District 002 Candidate Detail," accessed August 2, 2012] ''([[dead link]])''</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Zander ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 2. He was defeated by District 3 incumbent [[Alberta Tinsley Talabi]] and District 1 incumbent [[Tim Bledsoe]] in the Democratic primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 4, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Zander ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 2. He was defeated by District 3 incumbent [[Alberta Tinsley Talabi]] and District 1 incumbent [[Tim Bledsoe]] in the Democratic primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'', "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 4, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
A questionnaire distributed by the [http://www.vote411.org/home.php League of Women Voters] asked the candidates about their legislative priorities and proposed actions regarding those priorities. Zander responded with the following list:<ref name=vote411/>
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A questionnaire distributed by the [http://www.vote411.org/home.php League of Women Voters] ''([[dead link]])'' asked the candidates about their legislative priorities and proposed actions regarding those priorities. Zander responded with the following list:<ref name=vote411/>
 
*'''Efficient and effective government'''
 
*'''Efficient and effective government'''
 
*'''Better public services'''
 
*'''Better public services'''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.votezander.org/ Official Campaign Website]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://www.votezander.org/ Official Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/VoteZander Zander on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/VoteZander Zander on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.twitter.com/VoteZander Follow Zander on Twitter]
 
*[http://www.twitter.com/VoteZander Follow Zander on Twitter]

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Anthony Zander
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Michigan House of Representatives District 2
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, Wayne State University
Personal
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionNon-profit analyst and consultant
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Anthony Zander was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 2 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Biography

Zander was born and raised in Detroit. His mother raised Zander and his brother on her own. Zander earned a bachelor's degree in Public Affairs and Political Science from Michigan State University and Wayne State University. While attending college, he began what would become a career commitment to the American Red Cross. His first job with the American Red Cross was working in the manufacturing area, and led to him to become a member of Teamsters #337. Zander has since risen in the ranks to the position of analyst for the Red Cross, specializing in policy evaluation and process improvement. He has consulted on management and strategy development projects for local leaders and organizations in metropolitan Detroit's public and private sector.[1]

Alongside his professional work, Zander is pursuing a Master's degree in Public Policy. He is currently a candidate at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zander ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 2. He was defeated by District 3 incumbent Alberta Tinsley Talabi and District 1 incumbent Tim Bledsoe in the Democratic primary on August 7.[3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 2 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlberta Tinsley Talabi Incumbent 51% 5,272
Tim Bledsoe Incumbent 45.4% 4,699
Anthony Zander 3.6% 374
Total Votes 10,345

Campaign themes

A questionnaire distributed by the League of Women Voters (dead link) asked the candidates about their legislative priorities and proposed actions regarding those priorities. Zander responded with the following list:[2]

  • Efficient and effective government
  • Better public services
  • Safety
  • Education
  • Retention of young professional families
  • Accessible programs for the young and elderly
  • Fair Taxes
  • Less red tape for urban development

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